Landlubbers Hit the TrailsOff the beach and into town are a series of connected trails that are perfect for walking, strolling, and biking for exercise and just to spend some time outdoors with a few good friends. Download a trails map or online here.
Sylvan Lake was named from the latin word ‘sylvanus’ meaning “of a forest” for the many trees in the area. Surrounding the lake is an abundance of poplar and birch trees that create a fantastic canopy of color year round along Sylvan Lake's trails.
Most trails are fairly flat or have slight hills, making them perfect for low-intensity activities for people at all skills levels.
While you won’t find calf-burning wilderness hikes in this flat-land section of the Alberta prairie, you will find a combination of paved and gravel trails through open field, along the beach, and through the woods. Here are some of our favorite trails: